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  Dalechampia velutina
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Dalechampia velutina Wight, Ic. t. 1881. 1852; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 467. 1888; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1336(934). 1925; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 176. 2007. Dalechampia scandens L. var. velutina (Wight) Muell.-Arg. in DC., Prodr. 15: 1245. 1866; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 286. 2002.
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  Description: Climbers with stinging hairs. Leaves tri-lobed, 6-10 x 3-5 cm, base cordate, thinly pubescent, middle lobe obovate, acute, margin entire or serrulate, lateral ones small and oblique, yellowish green, petiole to 7 cm. Flowers in peduncled clusters to 10 cm; involucral bracts to 5 x 4 cm, tri-lobed, distinctly veined, membranous; male flowers ca 5 mm across; tepals 3 or 4, ca 3.5 mm, obovate, acute, filaments to 7 mm, connective apiculate; female flowers 6 mm across, tepals 6, to 5 mm, oblong, pinnatifid, pilose, ovary 5 mm across, style to 1 cm.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-February
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Rocky areas
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 600-2000
  Localities: Vengoli
   
 
   
 
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